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about hairpin legs for tables
Hairpin Leg Helpfuls
by Matthew Burak
Hairpin legs make for a fast and easy modern table. Read about design considerations and other helpful tips when building a hairpin table.
about table cleats for modern tables
Mid Century Modern Table Making Made Easy
by Matthew Burak
Learn how to keep the light, minimalist look of mid century tables without using table aprons.
furniture finishing tips
Finishing Tips
by Matthew Burak
Furniture finishing is fun and easy. So have some fun and set aside enough time to get a great result.
about table top thickness
Guide to Tabletop Thickness
by Matthew Burak
How thick do you make your table tops? Top thickness is rarely talked about, but has a big impact on character. Before deciding, read about these top considerations.
cannonball bed
Cannonball Bed
by Matthew Burak
Read Matt's article. Download the plans. Build an heirloom.
– Cannon balls. You've seen them. You may even have some in your own home! Not necessarily the iron ones, but maybe spherical wooden ones....
milling services
Milling Services
by Matthew Burak
Services save you time and make assembly easier. Adding Services to your component order eliminates your risk of expensive mistakes because all Services are guaranteed to be correct.
Part One: Simple Add-On Services Part Two: More Advanced Services
Part Three: Advanced Services for the Professional
vanity with furniture legs
Vanity with Furniture Legs and Open Display Shelf
by Matthew Burak
This bathroom vanity expresses two enduring trends in cabinetry. First, the furniture look – using real furniture legs at the vanity corners – gives a classic appeal to....
sideboard cabinet
Sideboard Success

This is a guest post by amateur woodworker Philip Schmitt. He chronicles the conversion of a TV stand into a sideboard.
kitchen island with shelf
Notched Legs Make Shelving Easy
by Matthew Burak
A notch cut into your wood legs makes adding a shelf to any kitchen island or piece of furniture easy. All you have to do is build a shelf assembly....
Country Style Coffee Table
by Matthew Burak
I wanted a hard-working table, one packed with useful features like a drawer to stash TV remotes and a shelf for display space. This table could easily be....
custom stretcher base table
Customizing a Stretcher Base Table
by Matthew Burak
This article shows how stock components were easily modified to get custom results. The client will use the table for a lakefront cottage along the Quebec border. I chose stock part....
dining table design tips
Table Design Basics
by Matthew Burak
Dining tables are humble, hardworking home furnishings. We eat at them day after day, pretty them up for holiday dinners, yet pound on them when we need a work table. A well made table requires almost no maintenance, and in return gives generations of solid service. What follows are basic points to consider in table design.
tavern table
Colonial Tavern Table Design
by Matthew Burak
We've always had an appreciation for architecture and furniture from before the Industrial Revolution, when woodworkers turned out crisp details and fine proportions using hand tools alone. The Colonial tavern table has a sturdy but elegant design that graced homes and inns during Colonial times. I liked the painted hardwood base, with its turned legs and well-proportioned aprons and stretchers.
cabinet details
Design Details Make the Difference
by Matthew Burak
Detail changes can transform a case or cabinet project from simple country to a more formal style. Alternatively known as the Eight-Drawer Dresser Dress-Up.
custom cabinet
North Shore Dresser
by Matthew Burak
In response to a deluge of inquiries regarding the "rest of the cabinet" not shown on the cover of catalog 111 (only the ogee foot shows), I have put together this outline of construction for the North Shore Dresser.
custom siz legged table
Six-Legged Tables
by Matthew Burak
Six-legged table bases are easy and very economical to build. Importantly, they are easy to disassemble, which is helpful in getting giant tables delivered and installed with ease.
wooden vanity
Vanity Flair
by Matthew Burak
How I dress up a bathroom vanity by using V-cut columns at the sides of the case. Here are basic key dimensions as well as some thoughts on construction, installation, and materials.
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